Ahead of last week’s Longhorns game against Kansas, which they won in a blowout, Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, a known aficionado of all things Austin, dropped by the field to give the boys a bit of a pep talk after the prior week’s stinging loss.
Mid-way through his wonderfully epic sports monologue, one of the players asked Matt which of his movies he enjoyed making the most. “‘Mud,'” he said. “But I also like that ‘Wolf of Wall Street.'”
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And that’s when this happened (the full video is below):
So, okay, superstar actor shows up at football practice the week after the team suffered a stinging, last-minute loss to BYU, leads the Longhorns in his famously improvised chant from an award-winning Martin Scorsese film, and next thing you know these boys are blowing out Kansas 23-0.
Yessir, Matt just might be onto something here. Give his whole pep talk a watch below, and then let us know on Facebook or Twitter how much you wanna bet Matt will be playing a coach in a sports movie any day now.
That video, by the way, is from The Longhorn Network. If you’re a Longhorns fan who doesn’t already subscribe, this is the sort of thing you’re missing every freaking day. So, you might want to look into that.
Correction: An earlier version of this article referred to Kansas as Kansas State.